Rescue and recovery workers are shutting down the search for survivors of the Bangladesh factory collapse, as officials don't expect to find any more bodies—dead or alive—inside the rubble.
Some of the world's biggest clothing retailers have agreed to pay for improvements and monitor safety in the Bangladesh garment industry after the collapse of a crowded factory late last month killed over 1,000 people.
In a stunning development out of Bangladesh, workers cleaning up the wreckage of a collapsed garment factory found a survivor alive after more than two weeks trapped under the debris.
As workers continue to pull bodies out of the wreckage of the collapsed Bangladeshi factory, another factory in the capital of Dhaka caught on fire, killing eight more than people.
Over a week after multiple parties found condemning evidence, the Italian clothing company Benetton admits that it bought clothes from the garment factory in Bangladesh that recently collapsed and killed over 800 people.
The mounting death toll is becoming harder and harder to ignore, but that's exactly what the country's garment industry might do in the long term, thanks in part to its extensive ties to figures in political power in Bangladesh, one of whom is now saying this sort of thing "happens everywhere."
The death toll in the Bangladesh factory collapse was raised to 381 on Monday morning, as rescuers say time is running out to find any more survivors still alive inside the rubble.
Everybody knew that the collapse of a crowded garment factory in Bangladesh was a tragedy, but based on the latest death toll, it appears we underestimated the historic proportions of this event.
Another garment factory disaster has killed dozens in Bangladesh, but this tragedy might have been avoided if employers had not ignored warning signs that the building was in trouble.
The official inquiry into a garment factory fire that killed more than 100 workers in Bangladesh last month has concluded that the fire was deliberately set, though it can't say who did it or why.
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As if the story of the deadly blaze that killed 112 people in a Bangladeshi garment factory couldn't get any worse, new details suggest that somebody locked the workers in the burning building.
Thousands took to the streets today to protest factory conditions in Bangladesh, as a second clothing-factory fire broke out just two days after a horrific blaze killed over 100 garment workers.
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